November issue of the TechNet Magazine available now.

This months issue focuses on Windows Vista.  How’s this for a list of feature articles? 10 Things You Need to Know about Deploying Windows Vista From more flexible image handling to a new boot loader, Windows Vista introduces some important changes for desktop deployment. Here’s a look at 10 ways Windows Vista can make your…

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ISA Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool

This is a really useful tool for any customers out there running Microsoft’s Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server. It’s designed to scan the configuration settings of the local ISA Server computer and report issues that do not conform to the recommended best practices. The report that you get from it will highlight critical configuration…

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Internet Explorer 7 is Released!

Jim Allchin has just informed us that Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP is ready!   The English version available as a free download.   Other languages will be available in the coming weeks.   To help our customers become more secure and up-to-date, we will begin distributing Internet Explorer 7 as a high-priority update via Automatic Updates in November.  In…

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October issue of TechNet Magazine – Out Now!

The October issue of TechNet Magazine is now online at http://www.technetmagazine.com   October 2006 Table of Contents   Communication & Collaboration Get into the Groove: Solutions for Secure and Dynamic Collaboration Office Groove 2007 lets users collaborate dynamically and securely with people from around the world. Find out how the Groove client can fit into…

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Microsoft Consulting Services Irish Infrastructure Team Blog

The Irish MCS Infrastructure team has just begun blogging!  It should be an interesting blog as these guys have a whole load of experience with the current and forthcoming versions of products such as Microsoft operating systems, SMS, MOM, AD, Exchange, MIIS plus all the areas that glue things together – security, scripting, automation.  The…

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Microsoft on Track to Release Windows Vista on Schedule :-)

Good news for a Friday afternoon!  I’ve just read an announcement stating that we’re on track to deliver Windows Vista™ for worldwide availability to volume license business customers in November and worldwide general availability in January. I’m actually running Windows Vista on my main machine at the moment as are most people in the Microsoft…

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Microsoft Download Notifications: October 13, 2006

Windows Desktop Search Microsoft Update Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool   Server Applications Extended Security Update Inventory Tool The Extended Security Update Inventory Tool is used to detect security bulletins not covered by MBSA. SQL Server Management Pack for MOM 2005 This management pack monitors SQL Server 2000 and 2005 for critical conditions indicating…

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Get the latest Microsoft Security Bulletin for October (inc. 6 Critical Patches)

Get the latest security bulletin for October HERE. Check out Microsoft’s best practices recommendations for applying security updates HERE. Sign up for monthly security bulletin notification HERE. …..Here’s something I blogged about last month but I think it might be of interest to you within the context of the above! How to Assess Microsoft Security…

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Business Productivity Event: SharePoint Server 2007, Exchange Server, Live Communications Server, Office Communicator…

  Covering all aspects of the 2007 Office Systems including SharePoint Server 2007, Exchange Server 2007, Live Communications Server, Office Communicator 2007… This event looks at how you can Optimise your Business Productivity Infrastructure focusing on how to give your employees pervasive communication and collaboration capabilities – through a familiar set of capabilities built on…

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